The Dublin team celebrate their extra-time victory over Kildare. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inph

Dublin 2-14 Kildare 0-17 (after extra-time) Cillian O’Shea summed up Dublin’s determined mood as he returned to play after an early injury in Navan t(...)

Westmeath only managed a single point in the second half in their Leinster Under-21 semi-final against Kildare. Photograph: Inpho

Kildare 1-16 Westmeath 1-3 Kildare and Westmeath played out a hard-fought Leinster football semi-final at O’Moore Park last night and although Kilda(...)

Paul Cribbin’s loss will be a major setback for Kildare in the coming weeks as they look to continue their fine start to the league. Photograph: Inpho

Kildare are set to be without the influential Paul Cribbin for up to a month, with injury ruling him out of at least three of their remaining five lea(...)

Kildare manager Cian O’Neill: “We very clearly set out our objectives and we won’t deviate from that.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

New Kildare manager, Cian O’Neill insists that the sometimes overinflated expectations of the county’s passionate supporters will not have any bearing(...)

Jason Ryan has left his post as manager of the Kildare footballers after two years in charge. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Jason Ryan has stepped down as manager of the Kildare footballers. From Waterford, Ryan spent two years in charge of Kildare, having taken over on th(...)

Kerry manager Eamon Fitzmaurice with selector Diarmuid Murphy. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Éamonn Fitzmaurice gave a small smile when asked if he expected that scoreline when he walked out the door of his house in the morning. Seven goals(...)

Derry’s Barry Grant in action against  Cavan’s Thomas Edward Donohoe and Luke Fortune during the Ulster minor football final. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Kildare 2-14 Cavan 2-12 Kildare had to withstand a late Cavan rally before securing their place in the All-Ireland MFC semi-final at Páirc Ta(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy was much less influential against Monaghan than he had been in previous games in Ulster. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Possession in Gaelic football has never been more significant – the battle to keep it, now as much as winning it. In consecutive weekends domin(...)

Kildare’s Emmet Bolton feels the pain following the heavy Leinster semi-final defeat by Dublin.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

If formlines can be trusted – a sizeable ‘if’ at the best of times – these are two dead evenly matched teams. Both have a water-boarding from Dublin(...)

Kevin McManamon is well aware that he is not guarenteed a place in the Dublin team for their Leinster Senior Football Championship final against Kildare. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

“If I start sneezing now, it’s because I have hay fever, that’s all”, says Kevin McManamon, ruining the chance to cast some doubt over his fitness. Ex(...)